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One entry found for cemetery.
Main Entry: cem·e·tery
Pronunciation: primarystresssem-schwa-secondarystresster-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ter·ies
Etymology: Middle English cimitery "cemetery," from early French cimiterie (same meaning), from Latin coemeterium "cemetery," from Greek koimemacrontemacronrion "sleeping chamber, burial place," from koiman "to put to sleep"
: a place where dead people are buried : GRAVEYARD

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